Semester normally offered: Spring 2024 Online
During this course, students will read sections of the Hebrew Bible together to increase fluency and understanding. This course is designed for students who have previously studied Biblical Hebrew and desire to refresh and deepen their knowledge. Special emphasis will be placed on Hebrew grammar (including the verbal system), syntax, and vocabulary. This course is open to students who have taken at least one year of Biblical Hebrew
By the end of the course, a student should be able to:
develop fluency in reading the Hebrew Bible;
understand the basics of Hebrew grammar, with special focus on the weak verbs;
understand syntax as we are confronted with various issues in exegesis, with special emphasis on the verbal system; and
be prepared to systematically read the Hebrew Bible on a regular basis.
*Note that field studies are not included for JUC Online courses.